Mountain Hiking

Tips and Gear for Safe Mountain Hiking

The prospect of mountain hiking fills adventurous people with visions of towering peaks, lush pine forests and rocky sculptures of cliff and scree. Pristine mountain lakes, delicate flowering plants and wildlife also lure hikers to...
moldy hydration bladder

Identifying, Cleaning and Preventing Mold in Hydration Bladders

Ever seen mold grow?  I mean, really grow?  It’s disgusting.  It smells.  It’s nasty to look at and, yes, mold easily can form in your hydration pack. Check out the image below if you really...
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High Altitude Hiking Hydration

Every hiker knows how important it is to stay hydrated while hiking, but if you love the mountains, keeping hydrated is much more of a task than it is for flatlanders. Once you start...
Hiking Compass

Hiking Compass: How to Find Your Way on the Trails

Whether you are exploring the woods or hiking the trails, a hiking compass is an essential piece of kit to easily navigate the wilderness. A smartphone, watch with built-in GPS, or handheld GPS unit can...
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How to Stay Hydrated During Winter Hikes

While winter isn’t quite here yet, those cold winds are starting to blow and the snow is coming soon. For more casual hikers, winter means putting up those camping and hiking supplies for a...
Hiking Gear

4 Essential Items of Hiking Gear

A safe and comfortable hiking experience means taking along the core list of essential kit. Essential Hiking Gear Items Here are some of the more essential items of hiking gear that you can’t do without: Backpack For a...
Hiking Apps: Alltrails

Hiking Apps: Best Apps for Hiking Activity

A smartphone with the best hiking apps installed can make a valuable piece of equipment. Hiking apps can consist of adventure, camping help, hiking aids, and trail GPS. Hiking Apps Here are four of the best...
Hiking Gadgets

4 Essential Hiking Gadgets

Hiking and backpacking is now more popular than ever before, and it is the perfect activity for people to not only get some essential exercise and physical activity, but to also get away from...

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